SJC hears oral arguments in Reckis case

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
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On Monday Dec 1, the Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments in Reckis, et al v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. The Massachusetts Bar Association filed an amicus in support of the plaintiffs.

The defendant manufacturers seek to expand the grasp of federal law to preempt tort liability for a failure to warn case--tort liability--that Congress explicitly mandated it to retain.

Click here to view the brief.